people saying they are from target and they can send hidden viruses. it is a big mess. >> and they created software apparently to try to elicit more information from the victims. >> absolutely. anytime that you -- it has happened to me. i had viruses on my computer. anytime you get an e-mail that says, well, you won $100,000 or here is some great auto insurance. just click on this. even if it looks official, don't do it. >> what should people do? >> basically i mean, you can still shop at target. they are having problems, but never give out your social security number. don't give out your e-mail. whether you at target, just ask. >> but people want to take advantage of what target is now offering as compensation which is the credit monitoring programs. it can be costly. you get it for free through target, but you don't want to put yourself at risk.